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Take your pick: Best AFC East team?

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The AFC East standings are jammed up. All four teams are within one game of each other with half of their schedules completed.

Who's the best team in the division? That's a head scratcher.

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For several weeks the polls were unanimous. With more precincts reporting, a case can be made for the last-place team at the moment.

After a 4-0 start and getting to 5-1, the Buffalo Bills have tumbled from alone in first place to a three-way tie and just one game above .500.

The Bills have lost three of their past four games, including two in a row in the division. They'll need to beat the New England Patriots on Sunday in Gillette Stadium to avoid a 0-3 AFC East record.

The Patriots have been ravaged by injuries. Their credibility will be tested with two divisional games in a five-day span, hosting the Bills next week and then the New York Jets the following Thursday night.

The New York Jets have been erratic, but they have a 2-1 record against AFC East opponents -- with both of their divisional victories on the road. Their offensive and defensive lines are playing superbly, and their offense seems to figuring out they're better when they run and don't let Brett Favre throw interceptions (as often).

Perhaps the team in last place is playing the best.

The Miami Dolphins also are 2-1 in the division and evened their record with a nice road victory over the Denver Broncos. They've already beaten the two teams that went into Sunday tied for first place -- the Bills and Patriots -- and were one fluke play away from beating the Jets on
opening day.

What do you think? Rank the AFC East based on how they're playing now.